Reading community hydropower project gets go ahead from planning Community group Reading Hydro has received planning permission to install two water turbines at Caversham Weir. We expect to begin construction early next year. The hydro turbines are expected to generate about 380 MWh of electricity each year, enough for 100 average homes. This will prevent […]
We are delighted to report that the Environment Agency has just granted the water abstraction and impoundment licences for the hydro.
There is some good news, as we had hoped, the pre accreditation of Feed in Tariffs have been reintroduced as a part of the consultation process.
Centre for Sustainable Energy Newsflash: DECC announce FIT consultation results
The planning notice for Reading Hydro scheme goes up
Notes of The Reading Sustainability Centre Public Meeting for River Thames Hydro Project on 23rd September 2015
We have now applied for planning permission to build the hydro project Click Here Please comment on it The plans and documents are available too
The Environment Agency are now advertising the fact that we have applied for a license from them.
Here is the recent article written by Linda Fort, thank you Linda.
We have recently discovered that the land on which we are proposing to build our hydro scheme is unregistered. This turns out to work in our favour as there will be no landlord to pay rent to nor or anyone wanting lease payments. This makes our finances work better and so we have literally fallen […]